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Gumbo Limbo Villas

400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Secaucus, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife and I were picking places to go on our honeymoon we blindly landed on picking the lower west coast of Costa Rica's pan-handle, mostly geared towards finding a beach town. After some research on where to stay, we came across Gumbo Limbo. Although our ride to this location requires a 4x4 vehicle, the arrival couldn't have been... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 10 days in Costa Rica and 5 different rooms, I can very gladly tell you that Juan and Gumbo Limbo were BY FAR our best lodging decision of the trip. We stayed in one of the two single rooms, so this review is specifically about the rooms and not the villa. However, I poked my head into one of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful holiday , mainly because of Juan. He is one of the managers there - He couldn't make us more welcome! His team were so helpful and friendly - The accommodation is set on the hill top close to the beach with the most amazing views and peaceful. You feel like your in paradise. Great Breaky , and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Gumbo Limbo was awesome! Our trip would no be the same if we stayed somewhere else. We were supposed to stayed 2 nights and end up there for four nights. The hotel has an incredible view, a niiiiiice pool, breakfast was delicious, the rooms were clean and quite. The bed mattress is very comfortable, that was an extra plus for... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

There is no better place to stay in Santa Teresa. While the driveway is a bit intimidating, the view is WELL worth it. The infinity pool overlooks the jungle and the beach. The outdoor bathrooms are so refreshing (I never wanted to shower inside again) and the entire villa had a "bringing the outside in" aura. Juan and Ale are... More 

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Rosemere, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at gumbo limbo and loved every bit of it ! Juan was the best host, helped us with activities and restaurants, and even invited us for dinner on our first night and on a day trip the day after. Breakfast was awesome, with the best of views, though you will have to drive on very steep... More 

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I'm trying to think of how to explain gumbo limbo best... It's kind of like camping, but in a beautiful jungle overlooking the ocean.. Simply put, you have to experience it yourself. First do yourself a favor and splurge on one of the villas, they are each very private up the hill from the hotel rooms/ breakfast restaurant. If you... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

You can't visit Santa Teresa, I should say - Costa Rica in general, without a stay at Gumbo Limbo. Our stay was hands down the best part of our trip. The location could not be better - on a hill right off the main road - close to all restaurants and the beach. In my opinion, the best place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Staying at Gumbo Limbo was the best decision we made during our vacation at Costa Rica. Fortunately Gumbo Limbo is located off of Santa Teresa’s main street thus being very central to many of the local stores. As a bonus, due to its location on the hillside, it is also isolated from the noise of the town. Gumbo Limbo provides... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Gumbo Limbo for the first time and were very satisfied. We wanted to be close enough to the main road to be a part of the fun stuff but far enough away that we didn't have to deal with the dust and noise. The dust is awful during the dry season and you definitely... More 

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